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coreceptor

(kō″rē-sep′tŏr )

[com- + receptor]
A structure on a cell membrane that enhances the action of the cell receptor.

CCR5 coreceptor

A cell surface receptor found on macrophages that facilitates entry of HIV-1 into these cells. Chemokines released by T cells attempt to compete with HIV by blocking the receptor to prevent infection.

CXCR4 coreceptor

A cell surface receptor found on T cells that facilitates entry of HIV-1 into these cells.
SYN: SEE: fusin

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Coreceptor." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/729206/all/coreceptor.
Coreceptor. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/729206/all/coreceptor. Accessed August 22, 2019.
Coreceptor. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/729206/all/coreceptor
Coreceptor [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 August 22]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/729206/all/coreceptor.
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